Olinguito at Tandayapa Bird Lodge, Ecuador. The olinguito was found in zoos, but not realized to be a new species until the past year.
Too cute! An olinguito mugs for the camera in Ecuador.
An olinguito peers at the camera at Tandayapa Bird Lodge, Ecuador.
Kaweesak’s Dragon Tree, Dracaena kaweesakii, found in Thailand.
The flower of the Kaweesak's Dragon Tree, with creamy white petals and orange filaments.
Edwardsiella andrillae, a new species of anemone, lives on the underside of Antarctic sea ice.
Ice Anemone Anatomy
A close look at ice-living anemones in Anarctica.
Liropus minusculus is a shrimp of a shrimp. Measuring just a few millimeters long, this translucent shrimp lives in sea caves on Santa Catalina island.
A new species of fungust, orange penicillium or Penicillium vanoranjei. The fungust comes from soil in Tunisia.
Saltuarius eximius, a new leaf-tailed gecko from the remote rainforests of northern Australia.
Leaf-Tailed Gecko Tail
A bird's-eye view of the leaf-tailed gecko, highlighting the broad, flat tail that gave the species its name.